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Rema Tip Top Receives AEO F Certificate

German conveyor specialist Rema Tip Top has received a comprehensive AEO F export certificate by government authorities that verifies the company’s dependability as an export-oriented company.

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Bridgestone Announces Price Increases

The off-road division of Bridgestone Americas (BAOR) recently announced plans to increase list prices by 2% to 7% with some in-line  adjustments. The price increases will affect all mining tires.

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Cliffs Purchases Automated Plow System for the Pinnacle Mine

During July, Bucyrus hosted an event in conjunction with Cliffs Natural Resources for the mining press and stock analysts at its facilities in Houston, Pa. Cliffs recently purchased a new fully automated Bucyrus GH 1600 plow system for the Pinnacle mine, located near Pineville, W.Va. This will be the first state-of-the-art plow system installed in the United States. The Pinnacle mine is the only longwall mine in the country that uses a plow instead of a shearing machine and the existing system needed to be replaced. This was a major achievement for both companies. They celebrated it with an afternoon soiree that included a preview of a portion of Pinnacle’s new equipment assembled and operating on the factory floor.

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DSI Develops Roof Mesh for Roof and Rib Control

DSI Underground Systems has launched its TenCate longwall screens for shield recovery operations and roof and rib control. These products have been in development for the last seven years. Numerous successful shield recovery projects have been completed in Australia and the company believes the system is now ready for deployment in the U.S.

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ITT to Purchase Godwin Pumps

ITT Corp has agreed to purchase privately held Godwin Pumps for $585 million. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2010, pending customary regulatory approvals. “This acquisition is another example of ITT’s strategy to expand our core businesses and build on our strong global positions in water, wastewater and industrial process,” said Gretchen McClain, president, ITT Fluid and Motion Control.

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